Passing the Barriers: First Meetings

A series of recent experiments carried out by psychologists reveal that it takes a tenth of a second to form an impression of a stranger that does not significantly change afterwards. What does it mean for teachers? It means that, like it or not, we have a tenth of a second to, well, get the ‘likes’ of our learners and then boost the impression and show our competence and trustworthiness – “love at first activity”.

“Kids can’t learn from teachers they don’t like.” Indeed.

Here are some practical ‘first activity’ tips that may help pass the barriers.

Read further here.

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